New opportunities to learn through gaming
Julian Hooks writes that;
“By engaging students and pushing them to succeed, games may offers a new way to teach students, according to an expert on performance and gaming.
In a presentation at least week’s “Educause” conference in California, Jane McGonigal – a game designer, author and researcher – predicted that “extreme learning environments” will offer students a chance to play and create while they learn.
“We normally think of games as being fun, kind of trivial, maybe something to pass the time, but what if we thought about them as a platform for inventing the future of higher education?” McGonigal said in her presentation, according to Ed Tech magazine.”
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Posted on October 25, 2013, in Uncategorized and tagged Browser Based, California, Education, Educause, Game based learning, Game design, Games, Games and Learning, Jane McGonigal, McGonigal, Video game, video games. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.